BICYCLES FOR DEVELOPMENT

Senegal

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The use of bicycles is not yet widespread in Senegal. However, the benefit and impact that this means of transport can have in the country is becoming more and more evident.

We believe that sustainable development can also be achieved through bicycles.

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OBJECTIVE

We work on different projects for the development of small activities and businesses around cycling.

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  • Start-up of bicycle rental points for small trips of the local population.

  • Agreements with hotels and camps for the rental of bicycles for clients.

  • Training of bicycle mechanics.

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Our main project is POINT VÉLO , a Bicycle Promotion and Promotion Center for sport and integration in Palmarin (Fatick).

Our projects

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POINT VÉLO -  Bicycle Promotion and Promotion Center for sport and integration in Palmarin (Fatick).

Point Vélo has a small bicycle repair shop and a rental and sales shop. It employs two people from the village and allows the inhabitants of Palmarin and the entire region to find a place to discover the world of cycling.

THE BICYCLE FACTORY -  Center for mounting  and storage of the baobikes of the Bicycles for Education project .

The Bicycle Factory  It is the place where the baobike that are delivered to schools at the beginning of each school year are assembled and stored.

The different mechanics of the project work in this building built in 2019 next to Point Vélo, on land donated by the Lluís Llach Foundation.

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